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TomTom Additional Mount Kit
TomTom Additional Mount Kit
Price: £31.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Replacement exactly like the original, 11 July 2015
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Replaced my old original with this, after nearly 5 trouble-free years.
The old one still works but the cable is looking gnarled and twisted where it leaves the upper connector.
I travel all over France, so don't want it to let me down. This is a cheap solution which gives you the mount, cable and 12v USB connector.
All fits and feels new again. Peace of mind!


Yellowstone Camping Shower - 20 Litre
Yellowstone Camping Shower - 20 Litre
Price: £5.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Yes, it works!, 10 Jun. 2015
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Yes, it does really work!
Used this in France while renovating a house with no bathing facilities. 4 hours in hot sunshine = a warm shower. All day = a piping hot one. If you can forgive the need to hang it really high so you can get under it (and the weight when full, over 20kg!), then you'll find it blooming' great!
Plan ahead though. You get about 4 mins, so have the shower foam & stuff ready before you start.


Casio Ga-100-1A4Er Men's Combi Watch with G-Shock Resin Strap
Casio Ga-100-1A4Er Men's Combi Watch with G-Shock Resin Strap
Price: £59.01

3.0 out of 5 stars Luminous paint on the hour markers but not on the pointers - really?, 10 Jun. 2015
Nearly very good!

What's wrong with it?
1. The night illumination is a joke. It doesn't illuminate the hour hand at all.
2. The date is displayed as month then year (US format), which is awkward if you're English.
3. The hour hand is red and the minute hand is white. That really makes the hour hand difficult to see in poor light.
4. Hugely overcomplicated timers. Who really needs to work out speeds & velocities etc using a watch?
5. Luminous paint on the hour markers but NOT on the pointers!
6. After purchase, you read the manual to be told the battery is only a test battery and won't last as long as a normal one!

What's right with it?
1. Price is good.
2. Nice looking design.
3. Mine is very accurate.
4. Can wear it wet/dry whatever you're doing without worrying.

There's lots you can say about a watch. I have a number in all price ranges. I bought this one for work and after a little customising (I've blacked out the white case lettering, had the pointers made luminous and fitted a metal guard) I absolutely love it. I do think Casio need to look at some of the design issues (pointless illumination and luminous hour markers for example) though.


Flylink HD 1280*720P Spy Power Bank Audio Video Camera Motion Detection Hidden Recorder Spy DVR 3000MAH Capacity Battery and Support TF Card Maximum 32GB
Flylink HD 1280*720P Spy Power Bank Audio Video Camera Motion Detection Hidden Recorder Spy DVR 3000MAH Capacity Battery and Support TF Card Maximum 32GB
Offered by ecshop-leader
Price: £27.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Please don't waste your money on this!, 30 April 2015
I read the mix of horror stories and reports from those happy to live with the poor instructions and questionable reliability before I bought this, so was not expecting a "simple" product. Mine arrived dead on arrival. Nothing works at all! I tried a different lead and various chargers without any success. Bought as a bit of an experiment, but turned into a waste of many hours, fighting with it and searching the net for advice. The manufacturer's website is hopeless. The actual concept is quite clever, as I did actually want an emergency supply for my mobile phone, but the execution is a failure. To summarise, using repeatable language and trying hard to hold back the frustration - Do not waste your money on this. Greater value can actually be had by burning the purchase price in £5 notes for warmth. What a lot of rubbish! The silver lining is that I'm pleased I bought this from Amazon, as it was easily returned for refund, but they really do need to bin this product line until the manufacturer implements some quality control.


Black Rear Car Parking Reversing with 4 Sensor Buzzer Mini box Kit
Black Rear Car Parking Reversing with 4 Sensor Buzzer Mini box Kit
Offered by BV-electronics
Price: £14.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 15 Feb. 2015
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Disappointing really. Sometimes they work and sometimes they indicate all the time when reversing.
The fit of the sensor units is not the familiar spring clip type, but is just soft rubber to push into the drilled holes. This can creep out a bit and gives no confidence as to staying in situ.
There seems to be some debate as to whether they will fit steel bumpers.
There is no adjustment if you have a towbar fitted which is usually present on more expensive units. I thought that feature was standard on them all nowadays, but clearly not.
I've bought much more expensive systems before and after installing this set am convinced you get what you pay for.


Motorola Moto G 5-Inch (2nd Gen UK Stock) Dual Sim 8GB SIM-Free Smartphone Black - Discontinued by Manufacturer
Motorola Moto G 5-Inch (2nd Gen UK Stock) Dual Sim 8GB SIM-Free Smartphone Black - Discontinued by Manufacturer
Offered by Executivez
Price: £117.50

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good value but with a few niggles, 15 Feb. 2015
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I'll keep this extremely short as others have thoroughly reviewed all the technical stuff and I won't repeat all that.

Good:
1. Very good value - where else can you get that spec for a dual sim phone from a decent manufacturer at this sort of price?
2. Good screen (not spectacular, but good).
3. Dual SIM is great. I use O2 and Vodafone. Though it would be nice to be able to assign a different ringtone to each sim.

Bad:
1. Battery life is worse than it's predecessor and it's not quick to recharge.
2. Not good at maintaining a strong signal is poor coverage areas, where other phones seem to manage much better.

I refuse to pay the massive excess needed for an iPhone until Apple gets their act together. So until that time, I'm sticking with my Motorola. It's good value but with a few niggles.


Electricity in your French house : Rules and techniques explained in English
Electricity in your French house : Rules and techniques explained in English
by Thomas Malcolm
Edition: Paperback
Price: £10.15

5.0 out of 5 stars This book enables you (whether you're an electrician or not) to quickly grasp the in's and out's of French electrical systems., 15 Feb. 2015
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As a UK electrician, I know what I'm doing, wire colours, etc when working in England, but France is very different and this book enables you (whether you're an electrician or not) to quickly grasp the in's and out's of French electrical systems.
It covers everything from the different tariffs and electrical incoming supply to your house, to sockets, lights etc etc...
You may not plan on doing any work yourself, but at least you can understand what your French tradesman is doing and will be able to discuss your requirements a lot more clearly.


Concise Dictionary of House Building Terms (arranged by Trades): French-English, English-French
Concise Dictionary of House Building Terms (arranged by Trades): French-English, English-French
by A.S. Lindsey
Edition: Paperback
Price: £27.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely essential if you're restoring a French property!, 15 Feb. 2015
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Absolutely essential if you're restoring a French property!
My French is very much of a traveller standard, so technical building terms are still pretty alien to me. This book is divided into the relevant trades, so it's pretty easy to find what you're looking for. Also, being listed in both English-French and French-English means you can hand the book to the French tradesman if you get stuck and they'll quickly find the word!
Money well spent!


MAKITA BL1830 18.0V 3.0Ah Lithium-ion Battery (638409-2) - Genuine
MAKITA BL1830 18.0V 3.0Ah Lithium-ion Battery (638409-2) - Genuine
Price: £62.02

4.0 out of 5 stars Expensive, but it is a Makita!, 18 Jan. 2015
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Ok, it's a little expensive, but I use the Makita 18V cordless range every day and they are the best.
Don't waste your money on cheap replicas from well known auction sites, buy this one, but find the cheapest source.
Good brand and well up to daily trade use.


Range Rover Parts Catalogue 1995-2001 My Covering: 4.0 & 4.6 Petrol Engines Bmw 2.5 Diesel Engines.: Owners Manual
Range Rover Parts Catalogue 1995-2001 My Covering: 4.0 & 4.6 Petrol Engines Bmw 2.5 Diesel Engines.: Owners Manual
by Brooklands Books Ltd
Edition: Paperback
Price: £57.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Nothing worse than hunting the internet for spares then buying the ..., 18 Jan. 2015
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I'm a Range Rover nerd, I'll admit! But having one of these vehicles means you'll need to source bits to keep it all working.
Nothing worse than hunting the internet for spares then buying the wrong, but similar, part.
Knowing the right part number makes all the difference and this book will help enormously.

By using this and the official workshop manual, I've been able to source parts from the net, spending £1000 on parts that would have cost £1800 from dealerships.

An ideal partner to the Workshop Manual from the same suppliers. Money well spent.


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